Are there any dangerous sharks in Thailand?

Does Thailand have shark attacks?

Shark attacks are incredibly rare in Thailand, with it having been more than 50 years since a person was reported to have been bitten by a shark in the country. Both bull and blacktip reef shark rarely attack larger prey, the Thai marine expert noted.

Is it safe to swim in Thailand waters?

The clear warm waters are enticing, and are pretty safe for most of the year. The sea does contain dangerous creatures, such as sea snakes, lionfish, stonefish and jellyfish. However, it’s only really jellyfish that could concern swimmers, and these are not much of a problem on Thailand’s Andaman coast.

What should I avoid in Thailand?

Top 10 things to avoid in Thailand

  • Swim at the southern Andaman beaches in the low season. …
  • Hire a motorbike. …
  • Go to tiger or animal shows. …
  • Go to zoos. …
  • Ride an elephant. …
  • Get in a taxi or tuk tuk before negotiating your fare. …
  • Sign contracts without advice from a qualified Thai lawyer. …
  • Get in an argument with Thai police.

Where in Thailand can you swim with whale sharks?

Where Can You Find Whale Sharks? Thailand!

  • Koh Tao. The tropical island of Koh Tao is famously known for its incredible diving, white sand beaches and fun lifestyle but did you know that you can also dive with whale sharks here? …
  • Chumphon. …
  • The Similan Islands. …
  • Koh Phangan. …
  • Koh Lanta. …
  • Koh Samui. …
  • Koh Phi Phi. …
  • Koh Chang.
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